Huawei Mate 50 with Snapdragon 898 4G said to come in Q1 2022

Yordan, 28 September 2021

Huawei is far from its glory days of being a leader in the smartphone world, due to inability to source components but the company hasn't lost its R&D capabilities. The P50 series from earlier this year were delayed by four months and while a similar postponement might affect the Mate 50 lineup we now hear that it's still coming.

Notable Chinese tipster Digital Chat Station claims the new phone will arrive in Q1 2022 with an LTE-only version of Qualcomm's next top chipset - the Snapdragon 898.

Huawei is bringing Mate 50 with Snapdragon 898 4G in Q1 2022

This rumor either contradicts previous reports of October launch for the Mate 50 or it points to very long gap between introduction and market availability. The tipster actually claimed the new phone is going to have the SM8425 SoC, which is the model code for the next flagship chip by Qualcomm; the actual name Snapdragon 898 is not yet confirmed.

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Righttt..if it wasnt for the restrictions their phones would be cheaper and their tech wouldve surpassed samsung and apple.

No, tsmc or Samsung won't be allowed to manufacture it for them with the current rules. Unless the American restrictions change it'll probably be a few years before there is another flagship chip (if they don't give up on them in the m...

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As of US ban. I don't think so. I love huawei phones but they r in such a tight situation.😕

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